Abu Dhabi: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed insists his team can give up an 11-suit dropping run to New Zealand while the 2 sides meet inside the first one-day international in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

Pakistan overwhelmed New Zealand 3-0 in the preceding Twenty20 collection on Sunday -- their 2nd whitewash in every week following a romp over Australia, also in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

however Sarfraz, part of the crew in the ultimate eleven one-day internationals all of which Pakistan lost, want to sooner or later win in opposition to New Zealand.


"It's critical to interrupt that losing streak and we want to convey improvement in our overall performance in one-day internationals," stated Sarfraz on Tuesday.

Pakistan lost the ultimate fits in a 3-2 collection defeat in United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2014, earlier than dropping 2-0 in 2015, 2-0 in 2016 and 5-zero in January 2018 -- all in New Zealand.

"in case you examine our losses most of them had been in New Zealand wherein situations have been specific and we misplaced due to pinnacle order failure where we want to enhance," said Sarfraz.

Pakistan also failed to qualify for the final of the Asia Cup held in UAE two months in the past, losing each their matches in opposition to arch-rivals India and happening to Bangladesh in a clash which decided the finalist.

India won the Asia Cup by way of beating Bangladesh.

Sarfraz stated a tough opponent in New Zealand - ranked third to Pakistan's fifth in one-day standings -- will help the crew construct for subsequent 12 months's world Cup in England.

"New Zealand is a great crew of this layout but we've momentum of the Twenty20 collection so we have to win this collection and that will help toward building towards the world Cup," stated Sarfraz.

The closing matches are in Abu Dhabi (Friday) and in Dubai (Sunday).

Pakistan then play South Africa in South Africa, Australia (in UAE) and England in England -- five one-day internationals every -- before the sector Cup.

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson played down the winning streak in opposition to Pakistan, saying it is going to be a new collection.

"It’s a new collection and a clean begin," stated Williamson. "I bet it’s a pleasing statistic to have however at the stop of the day, come the following day, its a brand new collection."

Williamson praised Pakistan as a constrained over side.

"they're always a strong facet and irrespective of the format," stated Williamson. "they have got plenty of intensity. We definitely know they were here for some time and they understand those situations and that they have had lots of fulfillment.

"we are in right here for a difficult struggle."

New Zealand will welcome pace spearhead Trent Boult who ignored the Twenty20 collection because of personal reasons whilst also adding batsman George worker and spinner Ajaz Patel (as a cover for injured Todd Astle) within the squad.


New Zealand: Kane Williamson (captain), Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, BJ Watling, George worker

Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (capt), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Haris Sohail, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Khan Shinwari